About Ali Paton

Presenter, First class honours degree in Quantity Surveying (construction related). Studied & worked with Construction Technics & Geo-Technics. Building Construction. Different building fabrics ie wood, bricks etc. Read plans i.e. Elevations & Technical Drawings. Facilities Management & Asset Maintenance,  Former Gladiator.

Best known for her role as ‘Siren’ in the Gladiators for London Weekend Television, Ali has covered a large area in both television and radio, not only countrywide but also much in her native Scotland.  What many people don’t know about Ali is that she has a First Class Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying (construction related) and also a Masters Degree in Facilities Management and Asset Maintenance.
Ali is a reporter for the Sunday Herald where she writes a regular column and sits on several boards actively helping the young with the many sports that she is involved with including:- Rugby Union; Touch Rugby;  Football; American Football; Athletics; Golf; Tennis; Horse Riding; Kayaking; Water Sports; Fire eating; Abseiling; Mountain Biking; Trail Running; Road Running; Marathon Running; Resistance Training; Indoor Climbing; Sports Massage; Importance of rest; Healthy Diets for Sports men & women; Training programmes etc. Plus Interior Design; Soft Furnishings in general plus including recovering a sofa and making curtains, Embroidery; Dress Making; Clothes Alterations; Canvass Work; Abstract Painting; Up-to-date on all Showbiz Diets.  Basketball  - Expert knowledge.  I have 25 international caps for Scotland.


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Perhaps better known as TV Gladiator Siren, Ali has quickly established herself as a ‘personality’ in Scotland. Media/Broadcasting experiences highlights include:
QUALIFICATIONS
First class honours degree in Quantity Surveying (construction related).
Studied & worked with Construction Technics & Geo-Technics. Building Construction. Different building fabrics ie wood, bricks etc. Read plans ie Elevations & Technical Drawings.
Masters degree in Facilities Management & Asset Maintenance.
PATRON
Currently the patron of the Kool Kids – Glasgow Greater Health Board’s pilot scheme.

PRESENTATIONS 1999-2008

Property Investment Sourcing – Director – Opulen
Property Development & Refurb – Director – Wigman Residential
Great Run Series – Presenter – Channel 5 / Nova
Adventure Tri Series – Presenter – Channel Five / Nova
Property Developer – Project Manager on property delevelopment – as well as
demolishing, also did the interior design.
Presenter – Ideal World Shopping Channel.
Presenter – Q.V.C. the home shopping channel
Cancer Research – I am in discussion to ‘front’ their October campaign in aid of Breast Cancer.
Reporter Sunday Herald column writer. Held mass warm-up for British Airport Authority for the Millennium Games for children aged 10 – 15 in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen.
Presenter on corporate video for Best of Health.Report and participate in Wild Weekend section. Healthy fun activities. Completed a Hi Tech Challenge (running, mountain biking and cycling over 25 miles), tandem parachute jump, and assisted flight in a Micro Flight.
Presenter on Feeling Healthy B.B.C. Radio Scotland – interviewed guests on issues such as beating cellulite, complementary therapies, personal trainers, massage, diets.
Gladiator – Siren. London Weekend Television.Appeared on a commercial for HEBS (Health Education Board Scotland) promoting good health.Reporter for B.B.C. Scotland Feeling Good series – reported and participated in 10 different exercise classes from Body Pump, Boxercise to Martial Arts.
Presenter – Great Outdoors. Scottish television.
Presenter – Now You’re Talking. B.B.C. Radio Scotland.
Reporter – Scottish Election Coverage. Forth FM.
Reporter – Scottish Election Coverage. News of the World.
Presenter – Summer Discovery. Scottish Television.
Reporter – Scottish Passport. Scottish Television.
Guest – The Back Page. Scottish Television.
Co-commentating – Basketball. B.B.C. Choice.
Reporter – Friday Sportscene. B.B.C. Scotland.
Guest – Millennium Broadcast. B.B.C. Network
Narrator – Panto: Jack & The Beanstalk. Blackwood Theatre, Wales.
Guest Presenter – John Beattie's Sport Weekly. B.B.C. Radio Scotland.
Columnist . Glasgow Evening Times.
Presenter Weekly Show. Scot FM (Central Scotland)

PRESENTATIONS 1998

Gladiators– Siren. London Weekend television.
Reporter – Square Meals (6 week series). Scottish television.
Reporter – Scottish Passport (action holiday). Scottish TV
Guest – Feeling Healthy (8 wk series).B.B.C. Radio Scotland.
Tiger Lily - Panto: Peter Pan. Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.

PRESENTATIONS 1997

Gladiators – Siren. London Weekend Television.
Guest – Get it On (feature on anti-smoking). Scottish TV
Guest – Wheel Nuts (feature on cars/driving). Scottish TV
Guest – McCoist & MacAulay chat show. B.B.C. Scotland.
Guest –  Children in Need.   B.B.C. Scotland.
Guest – Friday Night Record Review. Radio Forth.
Guardian of the Woods – Panto: Jack & the Beanstalk. 
Kings Theatre, Edinburgh.
INTERESTS & SKILLS
Interior Design; Soft Furnishings in general plus including recovering a sofa and making curtains, Embroidery;  Dress Making; Clothes Alterations; Canvass Work; Abstract Painting; Up-to-date on all Showbiz Diets.Basketball - Expert knowledge. I have 25 international caps for Scotland.
Rugby Union; Touch Rugby; Football; American Football; Athletics; Golf; Tennis; Horse Riding; Kayaking;Water Sports; Fire eating; Abseiling; Mountain Biking; Trail Running; Road Running; Marathon Running; Resistance Training; Indoor Climbing; Sports Massage; Importance of rest; Healthy Diets for Sports men & women; Training programmes etc
I am particularly interested in helping improve the health of Scottish kids.

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